LA PLATA LA PLATA La Plata is located 60 km from Buenos Aires city, only an hour away by bus. It‛s a university city with great architectural, sporting and cultural heritages, as well as excellent gastronomy, theatres and nightlife. :: Astronomic Observatory & Museum of Natural Science: It is considered one of the most important museums of the world because of the valuable pieces it conserves. :: The Cathedral: It is America‛s tallest cathedral (112 m). In 1994 it was recognized as one of the ten most important cathedrals of the world, and its name was inscribed in Saint Peter‛s Basilica in Vatican City. :: Children‛s Republic: A theme park of 53 hectares, where everything has been built to scale: castles, oriental palaces, public buildings, a chapel, a lake, a train and much more. :: Buildings with amazing architecture: The Teatro Argentino (with international shows), the Coliseo Podestá Theatre, Ciudad de La Plata Stadium (one of the most modern in South America), Pasaje Dardo Rocha, and Municipalidad (City Council), among others. :: Meridiano Vº: A traditional neighbourhood located in the south of the city, where the cobblestone streets, nostalgic bars and old lamp posts will take you to the past. Visit the old train station for its amazing cultural centre.
FRANKVILLE HOSTEL & INTERCULTURAL CLUB Frankville was the first and is the coolest Calle 46 N°781 between 10 y 11 hostel in La Plata! This vibrant hostel has a (0221) 4823100 great location: with bars and restaurants at firstname.lastname@example.org www.frankville.com.ar your doorstep, and within walking distance from most tourist spots. This totally renovated 1913 house offers dorms for 4 and 6 people, as well as private rooms (some of them ensuite), a fully equipped kitchen, spacious common areas with board games, movies, books, PlayStation, and a garden with grill. Cool English and Portuguese-speaking owners! Breakfast - Internet - Wi-Fi
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LA PLATA HOME INTERCULTURAL LEARNING If learning Spanish is next on your “to Calle 37 Nº 1091, between 16 & 17 (0221) 4833575 do” list, check out Home Intercultural email@example.com Learning in La Plata. The school uses www.homeenglishcourses.com.ar some of the most innovative techniques in teaching Spanish; combining regular lessons, immersion outings and “blended learning” (a mix of face to face and online courses at all levels). With a team of experienced staff, they work in conjunction with other schools around the world to bring you the best and most up-to-date teaching strategies. There’s a range of packages you can choose from, which include a mix of intensive or 10% off stay semi-intensive classes, group or individual lessons & study plus events and lodging at Frankville Hostel nearby. packages with It’s a cozy learning environment with a great relaxed Get South! vibe. Pay them a visit!
MAR DEL PLATA Mar del Plata is the popular beach resort town, just five hours south of Buenos Aires, which gets a huge population boost in the summer. You will have to wade through a sea of Argentineans before reaching the sea at the popular downtown beaches Bristol, Playa Chica and Playa Grande. For a more tranquil experience, head to one of the southern beaches like Punta Magotes. You can‛t miss the Havanna building, with their trademark “alfajores” or the landmark restaurant Manolo for their “chocolate con churros”. If you‛re not the beach-lounging type, Mar del Plata also offers many adventure options. Try your skills and nerve surfing, long boarding, wake boarding, wind surfing, scuba diving, paragliding and skydiving. Outside of town you can trek, rock climb, rappel, kayak and horseback ride at the Sierra y Lago de Los Padres. Get to know the local maritime culture by boating around the bay, visiting the Museo del Mar or strolling around the port to see the day‛s catch come in and the resident sea lions playing in the water. After midnight, head to Mar del Plata‛s booming nightlife along Constitución street.
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Playa Grande Sector Central under Hotel Costa Galana This surf school offers beginner, (0223) 155833914 / 155781219 intermediate and advanced classes, firstname.lastname@example.org equipment rental and clothing sales. www.escueladesurfplayagrande.com Programs run year round, just call the owner, Diego Pagliardini (surfer pro), to confirm. Getting to Playa Grande is easy-take the coastal buses 221 or 581 or buses 571 or 511 from downtown. 10% OFF Ask about surf weekends and packages with including hostel, half board and access to Get South the best waves around Mar del Plata! HOSTEL LA PERGOLA
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9 de Julio 3634 (0223) 4738098 Hostel Yanquetruz is famous for its welcoming firstname.lastname@example.org hospitality and tight knit community. The 10 rooms with twin, quadruple and sextuplet beds www.yanquetruz.com.ar will not just be faceless neighboring quarters, they’ll be the rooms of your friends. The hostel’s bilingual hosts arrange group meals everyday in the communal kitchen and frequently organize outings to the nearby beaches, shops, restaurants and bars. Nights sipping cocktails Breakfast - Internet - Wi-Fi atop their rooftop patio bar are surely something Stay 4 nights get 1 free! to remember! One group meal free!
MAR DEL PLATA HOSTEL CASAGRANDE
Jujuy 947 (0223) 4760805 / 4757015 email@example.com www.mardelplatahostel.com
This big hostel is located just 4 blocks away from the beach and contains double, triple and quadruple rooms, with shared and private bathrooms, and 2 dorms for 6 or 10 people. You will also enjoy the lovely rooftop patio, parrilla*, stocked kitchen, TV and DVD player and the comfy central areas with fireplaces. 10% off at both hostels with Get South! (excluding January)
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ALTA ESPERANZA HOSTEL
Bv. Marítimo P. Peralta Ramos 1361 (0223) 4958650 firstname.lastname@example.org www.altaesperanzahostel.com.ar
The arty and laid back hostel attracts a crowd of over 30’s, and it is located right by the sea! They offer regular yoga workshops, occassional intimate, acoustic gigs or just relax in the garden or terrace with a good book. In this chalet-style hostel there are doubles (except summer) and dorms (some with a sea view!) and a large kitchen, living area and BBQ to use. Breakfast - Internet - Wi-Fi
CORDOBA Córdoba is Argentina‛s second largest city, with their iconic music and dancing, the “cuarteto”, and their famous signature drink, Fernet con cola. Downtown you can find the Manzana Jesuítica (Jesuit quarters), declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. While you are there, visit the Cathedral, the University of Córdoba (the oldest university in Argentina), the Cabildo (town hall), Montserrat College, and the churches of the Compañía de Jesús, San Francisco and San Roque. Nueva Cordoba neighbourhood is the spot for hopping nightlife. Here also stands the impressive 1912 Palacio Ferreyra with its fine art museum - a mixture of largely Cordoban contemporary and classic art. Nearby, the huge Museo Emilio Caraffa stages exhibitions from local artists. Don‛t miss the Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón (de los padres Capuchinos) and its gothic architecture. Visit Sarmiento Park, the largest park in town, which is home to the Zoo as well as a boating lake with islands, sporting grounds and wide boulevards lined with native trees.
CORDOBA :: Alta Gracia: is a pretty little town situated 35 km from Córdoba city. It offers interesting attractions, including the Jesuit Estancia (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO) and the “Che” Guevara House and Museum. Ernesto “Che” Guevara spent his childhood in Alta Gracia and the house his parents rented has now been turned into a museum. The Jesuit Estancia is made up of former “productive farms” founded by theJesuits in the 17th century. :: Quebrada del Condorito National Park: famous for its V-shaped crack, 800 m deep and with a 1,500 m gap between the edges, and the Condorito river running through its bottom. It‛s one of the few places where you can see condors at a close distance; they nest on the steep southern balcony, from where the view is magnificent. :: Los Gigantes: located 90 km from Cordoba city in the Sierras de Córdoba, these pure granite formations have steep rock walls and are very popular amongst climbers and rappelers. :: Villa General Belgrano: this picturesque German-influenced town, 90 km from Córdoba city, has a quaint downtown and an October beer festival. CONDOR Viajes y Expediciones
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Looking for Adventure in Córdoba? Cóndor Viajes y Expediciones has all the outdoor activities you are looking for. Excursions: horseback riding in the Sierras Chicas, trekking in Quebrada del Condorito National Park (a unique place for Condor watching), trekking in Los Gigantes (one of the best destinations to practice hiking and enjoy the breathtaking scenery from high above), climbing on routes specially chosen by climbers for the quality of its rock (with cracks in strong granite), paragliding, skydiving and much more! Excursions run year-round by bilingual guides who take safety and responsibility seriously. Just give them a call and they’ll come pick you up! Experience is not necessary, you only need to bring lunch and a bottle of water and 10% OFF they’ll guarantee the adventure! with Get South
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CORDOBA MORADA HOSTEL If you want a truly genuine Argentinean experience you should go to the Morada Hostel. Travel is about experiencing new places and meeting new people. If you feel the same way they want to meet you! They offer breezy double rooms and dorms. Breakfast Internet Wi-Fi
Humberto Primo 532 (0351) 4262238 firstname.lastname@example.org www.moradahostel.com
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They also have their own resto-bar and self-catering kitchen. Everything you’d expect to make you feel at home is there, including helpful and friendly staff. They are located downtown by the Cañada which is lined with bars, pubs and restaurants. Have a look at their rooftop deck with couches, music and a grill.
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TURNING POINT HOSTEL
Entre Ríos 435 (0351) 4221264 This hostel is run by a cool, bilingual email@example.com staff in a large historic house with www.turningpointhostel.com three gorgeous internal patios. It has private rooms and dorms (most with Also onsite, you’ll find Sleeping shared bath) and it is located just Sun Travel Agency - where to 3.5 blocks from the bus station turn for bus ticket sales, and 4.5 blocks from Plaza currency exchange, hostel San Martín. While you’re reservations, Spanish there, take advantage of classes, ATV rentals and the video arcade with excursions and tours Nintendo Wii, Saturday like trekking, horseback BBQs, choripan* Tuesdays riding, skydiving and and free tickets to paragliding. Free welcome beer Cordoba’s best dance Breakfast - Internet with Get South! clubs on Thursdays, Wi-Fi - Credits Cards Fridays and Saturdays! Sleeping Sun Travel Agency N° Leg.: 13.400
CORDOBA PALENQUE HOSTEL
General Paz 371 (0351) 4237588 firstname.lastname@example.org www.palenquehostel.com.ar
Smack in the centre of town, Palenque Hostel makes a great springboard from which to discover the pleasures of Córdoba. Located in one of the city’s main avenues and within walking Breakfast Internet distance to bars, pubs, clubs and museums, Wi-Fi this renovated 100 year-old house has breezy double rooms and dorms, as well as a fully equipped kitchen. If you feel like chilling there is plenty to pass the time away: a ping pong & foosball table, board games, Play Station 2, a large flat screen TV, a bunch of movies, and a cool patio with an outdoor bar. Otherwise, a big night Free welcome beer out in town is waiting for you! with Get South! Don’t miss the asado*, traditional food and free empanada* nights to make sure you have a belly full of Córdoba at the end of the day. CORDOBA HOSTEL
Ituzaingó 1070 (0351) 4687359 / 153593971 email@example.com www.cordobahostel.com.ar MSN: firstname.lastname@example.org
Córdoba Hostel is much more than just a place to sleep... This hostel is located in Nueva Córdoba, a safe area with an active nightlife Internet - Wi-Fi near loads of student bars, just 600 m from the bus station and 200 m from the main park. Set in a comfortable 4 storey house, it has a broad range of accommodation to suit every need, ranging from single, twin or double, triple, quadruple and dorms, most of them ensuite. There's something for everyone! Feeling chill? Then laze around their swimming pool, have a drink with friends at the bar, or relax in the kitchen or patio with BBQ area. They grill every Friday! 15% off your first night with Get South!
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CORDOBA ALDEA HOSTEL
Santa Rosa 447 (0351) 4261312 email@example.com www.aldeahostel.com
This spacious house offers a variety of private rooms and dorms in the best location; pretty close to excellent bars, pubs, discos and typical restaurants in Córdoba.
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Simón Bolívar 462 (0351) 4218054 firstname.lastname@example.org www.babiloniahostel.com
This is a starting point to get to know the real Córdoba. Feel inspired by the colonial style architecture with its light, airy rooms, array of musical instruments, two patios, ping pong table, swimming pool, garden and BBQ area. Babilonia even have an communal art book and materials where you can draw, paint and scribble down your thoughts to share with other travellers. The hostel has dorms for up to six people, and private doubles, all with shared bathrooms. Right next to San Juan Boulevard, you are within arms reach of shops, pubs and restaurants. In house you can learn tango and enjoy art exhibitions, music, books and films, themed food nights and asados* every Tuesday and Friday, and if you want to get out and about the friendly and smiley staff can help you with info about 10% OFF tours, adventures and sports in and around with Córdoba. Get South
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LA CUMBRE LA CUMBRE La Cumbre is a privileged town due to its mountain‛s rugged surrounding areas and the green calmness of the Punilla Valley, filled with winding roads and big stony English houses. It is located at about 98 km from Cordoba city. It stands out for its microclimate, which has therapeutic value, making it an ideal place to do adventure activities or just hang around and spend a pleasant stay. Its small centre holds a picturesque style combining small streets full of excellent quality restaurants and bars, with mansions and big houses from the turn of the century. In a picturesque hill, 1 km. from town, there is the image of a 7 m. high Christ Redemptor. At its bottom you will find San Roque‛s Chapel, the oldest and more significant chapel of La Cumbre. Trips around the mountain range, mountain biking, paragliding and horseback riding are just some of the options for visitors. With its friendly local population, rich history, varied activities, adventure sports, pleasant climate and landscapes through the mountain range, it is a unique place to visit all year round. CUCHI CORRAL PARAGLIDING
LA CUMBRE - CORDOBA email@example.com (03548) 15570951 / 15571009
There is nothing as freeing as sailing through the air, high above a beautiful valley. Paragliding is at its best here in Cuchi Corral, eight kilometers west of La Cumbre and 106 km from Córdoba city. Cuchi Corral hill drops off 400 meters above the gorgeous Pintos River, making it the perfect place to paraglide. Take the jump in tandem with one of the professional instructors and just enjoy the ride! You can count on their new gear and 15 years of experience. Upon landing, you’ll find yourself at the beautiful Pintos River, where you can swim or eat a delicious homemade meal (if you order ahead). Staff Cuchi Corral jumps year-round, has a bilingual staff, and offers to pick you up (and drop you off ) in La Cumbre. Don’t forget a windbreaker, long pants, hiking boots, a swimming suit and sunscreen! Cash payments only
To get to La Cumbre from Córdoba city, take a TranSierras minibus from the bus station.